Human crispr challenges

Top 7 tech hurdles to human germline CRISPR

November 6, 2017 admin 0

Human germline CRISPR raises major bioethical considerations, but what about technical issues? Setting aside the many ethical issue about the general idea of human modification itself, could this really work? Yes in theory it could, but there are some very tough […]

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Countering that Pro-Heritable Human CRISPR WSJ Piece

October 22, 2017 admin 9

It’s germline CRISPR time, right? Wrong. But the particularly enthusiastic supporters of heritable human CRISPR often cite hypothetical benefits in glowing terms, but either don’t mention risks or strongly downplay them. These fans also tend to leave alternative, proven and […]